The Pittsburgh Pirates (2-7) are in Minnesota to take on the Twins (7-2) on Monday night. Derek Holland will be on the mound for the Pirates, making his second start. He allowed two runs over 5.2 innings in his season debut. The Twins are sending out left-handed pitcher Lewis Thorpe, who has thrown 4.2 scoreless innings over two relief appearances.
Yacksel Rios was added to the bullpen tonight. Michael Feliz could be done for the season.
Here are the lineups:
Shelty returns to Minnesota.
— Pirates (@Pirates) August 3, 2020
#Twins Lineup 08/03/20
1. Mitch Garver C
2. Luis Arraez 2B
3. Nelson Cruz DH
4. Miguel Sano 1B
5. Max Kepler RF
6. Marwin Gonzalez 3B
7. Jake Cave LF
8. Byron Buxton CF
9. Ehire Adrianza SS
Starting Pitcher : Lewis Thorpe
— Daily MLB Lineups (@DailyMLBLineup) August 3, 2020
Here are today’s history articles:
This Date – Plenty of birthdays and a game of note from Doug Drabek during his Cy Young season.
The One Who Got Away – Pirates signed Eddie Miller at 17 years old and sold him to the Reds at 17 years old. He went on to make seven All-Star appearances
1979 Season – Dave Parker and Jim Bibby come through big in a win